How to Answer
You may have chosen to be an electrician because you like to work with your hands and it comes naturally to you. Perhaps you like to learn how things work, and you enjoy technical challenges. Share what you enjoy about your job and why. The interviewer wants to understand your motivation and see that you are driven enough to explore and learn on your own to grow in your knowledge.
"I have always loved doing hands-on projects. I enjoy the technicality. When I get stumped about how something works or how to fix it, I enjoy the trial and error aspect of diagnosing a problem. Troubleshooting is interesting to me."
Entry Level Example
"I started trade school in a more generalist program. After taking a couple of electrical courses, I chose to major in the electrician program. It's a challenging career path that I believe will see a lot of demand over the years."
"I have been an electrician for the past ten years and could not imagine chasing any other career path. I chose to be an electrician to follow in my father's footsteps. He had a lot of pride in his work, and it interested me from a young age. My favorite part of being an electrician is installing new systems for commercial buildings."